Ch.3 - Chemical ReactionsWorksheetSee all chapters
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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Taxol is a remarkable new weapon in the war against cancer. Isolated from the bark of the Pacific Yew, it has been shown to be highly effective against refractive ovarian and breast cancers. Due to th

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Taxol is a remarkable new weapon in the war against cancer. Isolated from the bark of the Pacific Yew, it has been shown to be highly effective against refractive ovarian and breast cancers. Due to the extremely low concentrations of it found in nature, a great deal of effort has gone into alternative ways of obtaining it. The Taxol nucleus has the molecular formula C32H40O11. If a 115 mg sample of Taxol were subjected to combustion, calculate both the amount of carbon dioxide and water (in mg) expected.